U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
May 25-26, 2021

Our May 25-26, 2021 Auction will run live via CherrystoneLIVE. This 1,382 lot sale features United States and Worldwide countries, beginning with a solid selection of U.S. singles, sets, Postal History and Possessions. The Foreign section features a highly specialized collection of French Indochina, with 19th Century military and civilian mail from what is today Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Thailand. This collection was formed by a former French Colonial resident, with an excellent eye for postal history and considered a foremost expert of the subject. From Germany, there are used and unused selections from an-old time collection formed with assistance from Herbert Bloch and the Friedl Expert Committee. Great Britain and British Commonwealth are followed by a collection of Imperial Japan, including the original collection formed in 1875 by Baron Maejima Hisoka, founder of the Japanese Postal System. Italian Offices in China include three rare Pechino and Tientsin items, including unique covers. The Poland selection features Krakow Issue, Locals, Polish Army Corps in Italy, with unique errors and varieties. Russia boasts a collection of 300+ lots of Zemstvo, with many ex-Baughman, Faberge, and Bianchi items. In addition, this sale includes a strong selection of 100+ large lots and collections ranging from single country albums to specialized collections, multi-carton worldwide properties and large cover lots

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Lot #517
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1922 1/10p on 1m sepia, double surcharge in red, creased, fine appearance, with 2002 Najjar certificate
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Catalog #SG 20avar
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #518
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1922 4/10p on 4m scarlet, double surcharge and faint "East of Jordan" overprint variety, partial Amman cds in black, fine, with 2002 Najjar certificate
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Catalog #SG 23var
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #519
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1922 5/10p on 5m yellow orange, surcharged in red-purple, partial Amman cds in black, fine, with 2002 Najjar certificate
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Catalog #SG 24var
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #520
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1922 10pi ultramarine, violet handstamp with type 2 1920 overprint, fresh and well centered, l.h., v.f., with 1968 Royal certificate,
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Catalog #SG 52a
Catalog Value £1,100
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #521
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1922 20pi pale gray, violet overprint, h.r., inclusion at top left, fine, with 2002 Najjar certificate,
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Catalog #SG 53a
Catalog Value £1,100
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #522
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1922 20pi pale gray, violet handstamp with type I 1920 overprint, l.h., v.f., pencil signed,
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Catalog #SG 53a
Catalog Value £1,100
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #523
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1923 1m sepia, typographic overprint issue, with type II 1920 overprint, interesting variety showing gold overprint shifted horizontally, putting the "9" at right, n.h., fine and very rare,
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Catalog #SG 54
Catalog Value £1,500
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #524
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1923 5/10p on 3m yellow brown, with red purple overprint, surcharged in black, right margin horizontal pair, l.h., v.f. and rare, with 2003 Najjar certificate,
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Catalog #SG 78a
Catalog Value £1,500
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #525
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1923 1p on 5p deep purple, violet overprint, fiscal cancel, fine example of this rare stamp, with 2002 Najjar certificate,
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Catalog #SG 83b
Catalog Value £2,250
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #526
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1923 Independence, seven diff. overprinted in black or gold, 1p and 9p reading upwards, others downwards, fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #SG 99A/107A
Catalog Value £349
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #527
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1930-36 2m-£1, thirteen values, perforated "Specimen", complete except for three low values, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 195/207s)
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Catalog #170/184S
Catalog Value £375
Price Realized
$130.00

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